One of my sincerest held beliefs is always to be counter-cyclical. Easier to do when you are free and single – i.e. going on holiday when the kids are at school, Christmas shopping on Boxing Day, and so on.
One of the tragedies of life as an accountant is that often, nearly always in fact, things only get really interesting when they’re going really wrong.
The managing director of Blaminio’s construction business was throwing an early fancy dress Christmas bash at his impressive pad last week.
Although I would never admit it publicly, it’s the slightly messy tasks that spreadsheet jockeying throws up that I enjoy the most; almost like a guilty pleasure.